Top 10 Best Columbia Private Schools (2022-23)

For the 2022-23 school year, there are 43 private schools serving 7,556 students in Columbia, SC (there are 87 public schools, serving 52,755 public students). 13% of all K-12 students in Columbia, SC are educated in private schools compared to the SC state average of 8%.
The best top ranked private schools in Columbia, SC include Hammond School, Shandon Presbyterian Child Dev Center and Mcgregor Presbyterian.
The average acceptance rate is 92%, which is higher than the South Carolina private school average acceptance rate of 90%.
67% of private schools in Columbia, SC are religiously affiliated (most commonly Christian and Catholic).

Top Ranked Columbia Private Schools (2022-23)

School
Location
Grades
Students
Hammond School
Hammond School Photo
(5)
854 Galway Ln
Columbia, SC 29209
(803) 776-0295
Grades: PK-12
| 1,002 students
500 Saint Andrews Road
Columbia, SC 29210
(803) 807-4351
Grades: NS-4
| 160 students
Ben Lippen School
Ben Lippen School Photo - Reception and High School Building
(Christian)
(11)
7401 Monticello Road
Columbia, SC 29203
(803) 807-4000
Grades: NS-12
| 1,038 students
Cardinal Newman School
Cardinal Newman School Photo
(Catholic)
2945 Alpine Road
Columbia, SC 29223
(803) 782-2814
Grades: 7-12
| 555 students
Daniel's Christian School
(Christian)
(1)
3019 Farrow Road
Columbia, SC 29203
(803) 873-7132
Grades: K-12
| 36 students
Heathwood Hall Episcopal School
(Episcopal)
3000 S Beltline Blvd
Columbia, SC 29201
(803) 765-2309
Grades: PK-12
| 811 students
Mcgregor Presbyterian
Daycare / Preschool (Presbyterian)
6505 Saint Andrews Rd
Columbia, SC 29212
(803) 781-2539
Grades: NS-PK
| 100 students
St. John Neumann Catholic School
St. John Neumann Catholic School Photo
(Catholic)
(5)
721 Polo Rd
Columbia, SC 29223
(803) 788-1367
Grades: NS-6
| 314 students
St. Joseph School
(Catholic)
3700 Devine Street
Columbia, SC 29205
(803) 254-6736
Grades: PK-6
| 261 students
St. Peters Catholic School
St. Peters Catholic School Photo
(Catholic)
1035 Hampton St
Columbia, SC 29201
(803) 252-8285
Grades: NS-6
| 99 students
Shandon Presbyterian Child Dev Center
Daycare / Preschool (Presbyterian)
607 Woodrow St
Columbia, SC 29205
(803) 799-8533
Grades: NS
| 155 students
The Timmerman School
2219 Atascadero Dr
Columbia, SC 29206
(803) 782-2748
Grades: PK-8
| 294 students
Asbury Kindergarten & Preschool
Alternative School (Methodist)
1005 Asbury Dr
Columbia, SC 29209
(803) 776-8121
Grades: PK-K
| 90 students
The Barday School
Special Education School
4704 Colonial Dr
Columbia, SC 29203
(803) 629-6318
Grades: 2-12
| 19 students
Bethel Learning Center
(African Methodist Episcopal)
819 Woodrow St
Columbia, SC 29205
(803) 779-1816
Grades: PK-1
| 119 students
Center For Learning Inc
(1)
2729 Covenant Rd
Columbia, SC 29204
(803) 254-0068
Grades: PK-5
| 183 students
Chesterbrook Academy
Daycare / Preschool
1050 Wildwood Centre Dr
Columbia, SC 29229
(803) 699-9988
Grades: PK-K
| 71 students
Clara Mohammed School
(Islamic)
5119 Monticello Road
Columbia, SC 29203
(803) 252-9477
Grades: PK-8
| 21 students
Columbia Montessori Children's House
Montessori School
1220 Woodrow St
Columbia, SC 29205
(803) 256-4794
Grades: PK-K
| 34 students
Covenant Classical Christian School
Covenant Classical Christian School Photo
(Christian)
6515 North Trenholm Rd
Columbia, SC 29206
(803) 709-5100
Grades: K-12
| n/a students
Cutler Jewish Day School
(Jewish)
(1)
5827 Trenholm Rd
Columbia, SC 29206
(803) 782-1831
Grades: PK-5
| 190 students
Eastminster Day School
Daycare / Preschool (Presbyterian)
3200 Trenholm Rd
Columbia, SC 29204
(803) 771-1512
Grades: PK-K
| 241 students
Full Gospel Christian Academy
Daycare / Preschool (Christian)
10014b Two Notch Rd
Columbia, SC 29223
(803) 788-9814
Grades: PK-K
| 123 students
Harmony School
Harmony School Photo
Montessori School
(1)
3737 Covenant Rd
Columbia, SC 29204
(803) 787-1899
Grades: PK-5
| 69 students
Hope Academy
Daycare / Preschool (Baptist)
(1)
1301 Summit Pkwy
Columbia, SC 29229
(803) 699-9934
Grades: K
| 99 students
Jubilee Academy
Montessori School (Christian)
3390 Pine Belt Rd
Columbia, SC 29204
(803) 787-3009
Grades: PK-6
| 16 students
Kilbourne Park Baptist
Daycare / Preschool (Baptist)
4205 Kilbourne Rd
Columbia, SC 29206
(803) 787-6881
Grades: PK-K
| 126 students
Kirkland Kiddie Koop & Kind
Daycare / Preschool
154 Bluff Rd
Columbia, SC 29201
(803) 254-9075
Grades: PK-K
| 14 students
Lake Murray Montessori School
Montessori School
312 Elders Pond Dr
Columbia, SC 29229
(803) 788-7522
Grades: PK-K
| 93 students
Mission Hope Foundation
(Islamic)
2304 Kneece Rd
Columbia, SC 29223
(803) 462-9904
Grades: PK-9
| 73 students
Montessori College of Early Learning
Montessori School
1313 Means Ave,
Columbia, SC 29202
(803) 772-3317
Grades: PK-12
| 12 students
Montessori Early Learning Center
Montessori School
1101 Balsam Rd
Columbia, SC 29210
(803) 772-2262
Grades: PK
| 147 students
Montessori School Of Columbia
Montessori School Of Columbia Photo - Discover.
Montessori School
411 South Maple Street
Columbia, SC 29205
(803) 783-8838
Grades: NS-8
| 160 students
Nation Children School Of Noahs Ark
(Christian)
1508 Marchant Ave And 2 Other Address
Columbia, SC 29203
(202) 374-4301
Grades: PK-1
| 87 students
Northminster Ecdc
Daycare / Preschool (Presbyterian)
6717 David St
Columbia, SC 29203
(803) 754-1812
Grades: PK-K
| 18 students
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Columbia, South Carolina Private Schools (Closed)

School
Location
Grades
Students
Luth Church-holy Spirit School (Closed 2000)
Special Program Emphasis (Lutheran Church Missouri Synod)
2015 Lorick Avenue
Columbia, SC 29203
(803) 786-1577
Grades: PK-1
| 30 students
5501 Broad River Rd
Columbia, SC 29212
(803) 798-5138
Grades: PK-6
| 68 students
1510 S Beltline Blvd
Columbia, SC 29205
(803) 787-6517
Grades: K-12
| 39 students

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